Swiss Innovation Challenge – 2nd Round!

Numerous Swiss and European start-ups and SME’s applied for this year’s Swiss Innovation Challenge! In the 1st pitching round, 100 innovative participants presented their projects in front of a competent jury.  Selected start-ups also benefit from a comprehensive support platform with individual coaching, tailored education, and mentoring, as well as get access to potential investors […]

Annaida Technologies In The Top 10 for the W.A. De Vigier Award!

After the Top 16 was announced by the W.A. De Vigier in March, now the Top 10 finalists for this year’s Award are published. The winners will be announced in early June! We are particularly proud to see our portfolio company Annaida Technologies in the Top 10 and wish them and all the Top 10 Startups […]

LiVET Closes CHF 1.3 Million Seed Financing Round

Congratulations to LiVET for closing their seed financing round, led by a private investor, together with the Zentrum für Innovation und Digitalisierung Bernapark (ZID) and Zürcher Kantonalbank (ZKB) who back the start-up developing a rapid point-of-care diagnostic test for infectious diseases in horses. LiVET is a Swiss start-up with a profound knowledge and expertise in […]

Swiss Innovation Challenge – Digital kick-off!

2020 Swiss Innovation Challenge – the traditional networking kick-off event for the SIC was held virtually due to COVID-19 crisis on April 2, 2020! Numerous entrepreneurs from Switzerland and other European countries attended the online kick-off for this years challenge. 100 start-ups from all categories will be admitted to the first pitch, but only 50 […]

Congratulations to our portfolio company Inura Medical AG

Inura Medical AG is admitted to participate at the 2020 >>venture>> competition! Inura Medical AG is a Swiss start-up company focused on the development of re-purposed urological products that combine a medical technology consisting of an urethral suppository and a pharmaceutical agent. Its first product offers a rescue therapy to two highly prevalent and disabling […]

The Top 16 for the W.A. De Vigier Award Are Announced!

Gora Conley Annaida presenting for deVigier 2020 swiss starups awards

After the Top 60 selection day for the W.A. De Vigier Award on February. Today the Top 16 were published. In the coming weeks the W.A. de Vigier jury will select the Top 10, based on expert reports, business plans, assessments and another presentation the winners will be announced at our Award Ceremony on June […]

Swiss Innovation Challenge – 2020 Open Call

Tolremo is a winner of Swiss innovation challenge for startups 2019

Startups and SMEs are invited to participate in the Swiss Innovation Challenge, organized by the Chamber of Commerce of Baselland, the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW) and the Basellandschaftliche Kantonalbank (BLKB), and present their outstanding innovations and business ideas to the jury. Applications are open until 31st March. In order to […]

Swiss startup LiVET gains international attention

Tim Pfister of LiVET presenting among 20 top animal health startups at Animal Health Investment Europe 2020

Recognized by the premium investment forum – Animal Health Investment Europe 2020 – LiVET has been selected among 20 top animal health startups to present their rapid on-site diagnostic solution in front of the industry’s most influential figures and investors. LiVET is a Swiss startup with a profound knowledge and expertise in molecular detection of […]

W. A. De Vigier Foundation “TOP 60” Selection Day

60 startups pitched their ideas on February 13 at the 2020 Selection Day. It was a full house and we were once again impressed with what Switzerland has to offer when it comes to innovation and leadership! We’ll let you know in the middle of March who goes on to the Top 16. The winners […]